Category: Health care journalism

1 2/14/2018

Why does CMV get so much less news coverage than Zika — despite causing far more birth defects?


Headline vs. study: If only health news headlines would …

1 2/8/2018

Asparagus and breast cancer study: What you need to know

2 2/6/2018

Toilet Bowl Tuesday: A craptastic race to the bottom for misleading health news

2 1/25/2018

What you need to know about news headlines claiming flu causes heart attacks

6 1/17/2018

Confusion reigns on Good Morning America’s ‘complementary natural’ flu remedies report

1 1/15/2018

NY Times ‘Well’ section continues to mislead readers — this time on facial exercises that ‘may make you look 3 years younger’


Ibuprofen linked to male infertility? It’s pure speculation


Animal studies, reported well, include careful framing and clear caveats


5 resolutions for reading and writing about health care in 2018